Protect Local Control

Ensuring Community Rights
To Pass Smokefree Ordinances
 

Legislative Summary

S 0567 (DIED)

This appears to be a comprehensive smokefree indoor air bill that would make all RI enclosed workplaces smokefree in their entirety. However, would prohibit employers from hiring only nonsmokers.

  • Preemptive Action

    No

  • Anti-Preemptive Clause

    Yes

EXEMPTIONS: Retail tobacco stores, 20% of hotel rooms, outdoor places of employment. Contains language prohibiting employers from hiring only nonsmokers.